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Programs and training for the community

Diabetes WA delivers training and awareness presentations for community groups and workplaces.

Our staff are dedicated to raising awareness of diabetes and promoting more understanding of the condition within our community, particularly for high risk groups.

We offer two sessions you can book, the multicultural presentation or a session about diabetes workplace hypoglycaemia management.

Below we have also some information about our community events. One is run by us in cooperation with local community centers, and we are at community expos where you can visit our stalls.

 

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Multicultural presentation

Our educators can deliver presentations to people of all nationalities and can work with interpreters where needed.

Duration: 1 hour

Topics:

  • What is diabetes?
  •  Types of diabetes
  • Prevention & risk factors for type 2 diabetes
  •  Role of the NDSS & Diabetes WA

For bookings and queries regarding this course please complete our online booking form below or call 1300 001 880.

A range of translated resources can also be found on the NDSS Multicultural Diabetes Portal that may be suitable for your group.

Diabetes workplace hypoglycaemia management

For workplaces where people may be living with diabetes, we offer practical training in hypoglycemia management.

Duration: 1 hour

Topics:

  •  What is diabetes?
  • Types of diabetes
  • Acute complications – diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)  & hypoglycaemia (hypo)
  • Hypo kit
  • Driving
  • Workplace considerations

For bookings and queries regarding this course please complete our online booking form below or call 1300 001 880.

Connect with Diabetes

We hold a regular diabetes information session in the community called Connect with Diabetes. This is a free session for people who are at risk of type 2 diabetes, people living with type 2 diabetes, or anyone who would like to know a bit more about the condition.

Find out more about our Connect with Diabetes events here.

To find out when the next sessions are taking place visit the What’s On calendar. Click on “filter events”, under “event type” select “Connect with Diabetes”.

Community expos and events

Diabetes WA attends a range of community events and expeditions each year to raise awareness of diabetes and promote the range of services and training programs available for people living with diabetes.

You can find us in Perth at the  EveryWoman’s Expo and Seniors Recreation Council Have a Go Day. Come and have a chat to see how your lifestyle choices may impact on your potential to develop type 2 diabetes and how you can take action to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

To invite Diabetes WA to attend your community event, email our training team or call 1300 001 880.

 

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